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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> MOISTURE SCAVENGER
New Incozol 2 User Guide

Incozol 2 is mono-oxazolidine primarily used as a reactive moisture scavenger, universally suitable for use with polyols and solvents. Used correctly it prevents many of the common problems associated with the unwanted reaction between isocyanates and water. The User Guide briefly describes the common problems experienced by formulators and...

Company name: Incorez
Published On: Tuesday August 06th, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> COLORANTS - COLOR PASTES
Sun Chemical Performance Pigments expands in Latin America

Sun Chemical Performance Pigments has made an important and critical investment in Brazil and Latin America by expanding its regional sales and service team, local warehousing, and lab support for its pigment products dedicated to the coatings, cosmetics, inks, plastics and specialties markets.The company is increasing its local service people in...

Company name: Sun Chemical
Published On: Monday July 29th, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> POTTING / ENCAPSULATION RESINS
Opti-tec 4200 clear potting compound for LED assemblies

The use of water white clear potting compounds and encapsulants has increased substantially with the growth in LED lighting technology - Opti-tec 4200 from Intertronics is a high performance example. It is a low viscosity optically clear, non-yellowing polyurethane compound ideal for potting of LEDs and electronics, even in external situations...

Company name: Intertronics
Published On: Wednesday July 31st, 2013

 
FOAMS
Polymer Foam Market worth $131.1 Billion By 2018

The "Polymer Foam Market By Types (Polyurethane, Polystyrene, Polyvinyl Chloride, Polyolefin, Phenolic, Melamine and Others), Applications (Packaging, Building & Construction, Furniture & Bedding, Automotive, Wind Energy and Others) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018", analyzes the global Polymer Foam Market with respect to market...

Company name: MarketsandMarket
Published On: Monday July 29th, 2013

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Hybrid Coating Receives Purchase Order From Major Coatings Manufacturer

Hybrid Coating Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce that it has received its first purchase order from Consorcio Comex SA. Comex is based out of Mexico City and has 7,000 employees and $1.4 billion in annual sales. Comex sells its products in the US, Mexico and South America and is the fourth largest paints and coatings manufacturer in North...

Company name: Hybrid Coating Technologies
Published On: Monday August 05th, 2013

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Texas-Based Contractor Creates Cavelike Sanctuary with Spray Polyurethane Foam

The application of spray polyurethane foam is best known for its ability to seal and bolster rooflines; insulate homes and commercial buildings; and even protect pipelines and industrial tanks. Notwithstanding, SPF is constantly being used in new creative ways. Case in point: the owner of the Culture of Golden Heart Association, a Vietnamese temple...

Company name: EcoFoam
Published On: Monday July 29th, 2013

 
SPFA Commits Resources on Sprayfoam to Homebuilders

The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), the national trade association in the United States representing professional contractors and manufacturers of equipment and materials in the spray polyurethane foam insulation and roofing industry, announced this week a commitment to deliver builders new resources on the high performance technology.“One...

Company name: Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance
Published On: Monday August 05th, 2013

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Global Production of Thermoplastic Polyurethane Market (TPU) will Increase by 5.0% CAGR Up Until...

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Overview of the Thermoplastic Polyurethane Market (TPU), 4th Edition" report to their offering.China is the world's leading producer, and consumer, of TPU. This was fostered by past developments, which saw many Western companies increasing their presence in China, and to a lesser...

Company name: Research and Markets
Published On: Wednesday July 31st, 2013

 
Cool to the touch Lubrizol marketing flame-resistant TPU for medical us

A flame-retardant thermoplastic polyurethane designed for medical applications, including wire and cable components, has been launched by Lubrizol Corp.'s LifeScience Polymers division. The TPU is an expansion of a polymer the company introduced last year, AR-62, an extremely soft, non-plasticized material. This material can be extruded and...

Company name: Lubrizol LifeScience Polymers
Published On: Wednesday July 31st, 2013

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
TSE Industries Receives JEC Americas 2013 Innovation Award; Finalist for 2013 Polyurethanes...

TSE Industries, Inc. of Clearwater, Florida, was just awarded the JEC Americas 2013 Innovation Award in the "Green Solutions" category for its "Environmentally friendly, cost effective, high performance polyurethane resin system for filament winding applications," known as TSE-EcoWind®. TSE-EcoWind resin system is also a Finalist for the 2013...

Company name: TSE Industries
Published On: Wednesday July 31st, 2013

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
KraussMaffei to demonstrate its technological expertise in fiber-reinforced plastics at PU China

KraussMaffei is presenting its extensive machine-based and process technology-related expertise involving components made from fiber composite materials and polyurethane at the PU China trade show (Nanjing, September 10-12, 2013, booth 60). The company plans on showcasing various structural and visible components produced using KraussMaffei...

Company name: Krauss-Maffei
Published On: Tuesday August 06th, 2013

 
KraussMaffei is presenting the next step in RTM technology at Composites Europe

With its extensive, premium-quality product line for manufacturing lightweight fiber composite components, KraussMaffei is among the market leaders in this fast-growing market segment. At this year's Composites Europe trade show (Stuttgart, September 17-19, 2013, Hall 6, Booth C08), the mechanical engineering company will provide information about...

Company name: Krauss-Maffei
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
PURe Floor – well seated for the future

FRIMO has been a designer and manufacturer of mix- metering machines and mixing heads for the production of polyurethane parts for seven years. For the same period of time, the company has expanded its PU product and service portfolio and supplied holistic, complex production plants for polyurethane processing.Our products are focused on offering...

Company name: Frimo
Published On: Tuesday August 06th, 2013

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> RIGID FOAM>> SPRAY
Spray Foam Systems Launches FoamRigs.com

Leading spray foam equipment distributor and manufacturer Spray Foam Systems, LLC (SFS) today announced the launch of their new website, FoamRigs.com, to facilitate sales of used mobile spray foam rigs and other spray foam equipment.Having already expanded its presence in the SPF business with SprayFoamRig.com, SFS decided this time around to...

Company name: Spray Foam Systems
Published On: Wednesday July 31st, 2013

 
SPI Launches New Polyurea Coating & Polyurethane Foam Low Pressure Equipment

Specialty Products, Inc. (SPI) is expanding its top-of-the-line low pressure polyurea and polyurethane foam equipment series with the new HVLP™ (High Volume, Low Pressure) proportioner. The economical HVLP™ proportioner is designed and purpose built to work seamlessly with SPI’s extensive portfolio of Synergy Series low pressure, spray and pour,...

Company name: Specialty Products, Inc
Published On: Monday August 05th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS
Earlton poly manufacturer expands offerings to U.S.

Some people may not know what goes on inside Jean-Guy Perreault’s manufacturing shop in Earlton. They still might not know if they discovered that Fabrithane makes polyurethane products such as slide rails, stinger pads, skirting, vortex finders, salt spinners, press bumpers and apex liners.“We have been here a long time and a lot of people still...

Company name: Fabrithane
Published On: Monday July 29th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> FLOOR CAVITIES FILLING
Concrete Jack Completes Unique Train Inspection Pit Underpinning and Foam Jacking Project in...

When 58 sections of precast commuter rail inspection pit sections were discovered to be out of tolerance for installation, Concrete Jack's foundation repair and polyurethane concrete raising crews swung into action to return the sections back to within tolerance.Using a combination of deep foundation push piers and high density polyurethane foam...

Company name: Concrete Jack
Published On: Monday August 05th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> PANELS
Ready-to-use PU panels offer customised solutions with high insulation / Sample quantities available...

A product that displays high insulation performance, is extra-slim, lightweight and can be produced as a ready-to-use polyurethane panel has been developed by BASF. The company said the material is scheduled for launch in the next few years and is aimed at applications including refrigeration and construction.Speaking at a recent pre-“K 2013” press...

Company name: BASF Polyurethanes
Published On: Monday July 29th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE
BASF Cellasto receives Ford Motor Company’s Q1 preferred quality award

The BASF Wyandotte Cellasto ® business, a leading manufacturer of automotive spring aids, coil spring isolators and top mounts, was recently recognized by Ford Motor Company as a preferred supplier and was awarded the Ford Q1 certification. The award acknowledges suppliers for superior quality and delivery, and the ongoing implementation of an...

Company name: BASF Polyurethanes
Published On: Monday August 05th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> BEDDING
Simmons Targets Millennials With New CURV™ Memory Foam Line

This July Market, Simmons Bedding Company introduces a new product line targeted to the coveted and (by industry standards) untapped Millennial segment.Opening Day marks the debut of Simmons CURV™ - a three-model, Simmons-branded memory foam line that delivers outstanding comfort for an affordable cost.The Millennials are just starting to pave...

Company name: Simmons Bedding
Published On: Wednesday July 31st, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COLD STORAGE & REFRIGERATION
Cold Insulation Market to Reach $4883.1 Million by 2018 at a CAGR of 5% to 9%

The report segments the global cold insulation market by major applications namely Oil and Gas, Chemicals, HVAC, Refrigeration, and others. In addition, various types of materials such as polyurethane/Polyisocyanurate foam, Fiber glass, Phenolic foam, Polystyrene foam (EPS & XPS), and others are analyzed.The report ‘‘Cold Insulation Market – By...

Company name: MarketsandMarket
Published On: Monday July 29th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL
Swedish-based Molnlycke Health Care Invests $7 Million To Expand Its Rynel Plant In Wiscasset, Maine

Swedish-based Molnlycke Health Care plans a $7 million expansion at its Rynel manufacturing facility in Wiscasset, Maine, which will add up to 30 jobs to its 70 member workforce, north of Portland. Rynel, which was purchased by the Swedish firm in 2010, is a developer and manufacturer of specialty hydrophilic polyurethane foam products.“Mölnlycke...

Company name: Molnlycke Health Care
Published On: Monday August 05th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> DECORATING AND PROTO.>> WOOD IMITATION
Telford company looks set for boom

Telford-based Faux Wood sells hand-made reproductions of English oak planks, which have been developed for replacing high-maintenance timber used on mock Tudor homes.The product has been created and developed in Telford by former soldier Shane Borlase and his business partner Mark Jenkins, and came about after receiving an inquiry while on another...

Company name: Faux Wood
Published On: Wednesday July 31st, 2013

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
"It’s a PURe Day" - experience FRIMO PUR

FRIMO is one of the market-leading full-service providers in the field of PUR processing. Its range of products and services includes the component-based and production-based development and manufacture of an impressively wide variety of moulds and tool carriers and their integration into an extremely broad spectrum of equipment systems. The mixing...

Company name: Frimo
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
Arsenal Capital completes acquisition of ADCO Global, Inc. and merges it with its portfolio company...

Arsenal Capital Partners (Arsenal), a leading New York-based private equity firm that invests in middle-market specialty industrial and healthcare companies, today announced it has completed the acquisition of ADCO Global Inc. (ADCO Global), a leading global provider of specialty sealants, tapes and adhesives. Concurrent with the transaction, ADCO...

Company name: Royal Adhesives and Sealants LLC
Published On: Monday August 05th, 2013

 
Cleveland's Jackson Furniture joins antitrust suit against 16 foam makers, two in Chattanooga

A local furniture company has filed suit against 16 manufacturers of polyurethane foam, alleging that the foam manufacturers fixed and inflated prices for flexible polyurethane foam for more than 10 years.Jackson Furniture, based in Cleveland, Tenn., joins almost 90 other companies nationwide that have sued some of the major players in the...

Company name: Jackson Furniture
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
Bharat Petroleum mulls polyurethane plant in Kerala

Oil major Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) is in the process of exploring a 50:50 polyurethane joint venture in Kochi with city-based Manali Petrochemicals Ltd. involving an outlay of around Rs.2,500 crore, officials said."We are in the process of exploring a joint venture with Manali Petrochemicals to set up a polyurethane project in Kochi....

Company name: Bharat Petroleum
Published On: Monday August 05th, 2013

 
BASF plans to build new polymer plant in China

BASF is planning to build a new Ultramid polymerization plant in Shanghai Chemical Industry Park, China as part of its long-term strategy to serve its customers in the Asia-Pacific region.The new plant, which is scheduled for start up in 2015, will have a production capacity of 100,000 metric tons per year.The chemical park also houses various...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Wednesday July 31st, 2013

 
PEOPLE
New CEO for Albrecht Bäumer

Nina Patisson, great-granddaughter of the company founder, was appointed to the Board of Management of the Albrecht Bäumer GmbH & Co. KG as of 1 July 2013. The 36-year-old replaces her father Helmut Kritzler who retired after 43 years of service with the company. Alongside Stephan Halstrick, incumbent CEO since 2011, she will particularly attend...

Company name: Baeumer Albrecht GmbH & Co KG
Published On: Monday July 29th, 2013

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
Process for fractionating a mixture of polyisocyanates

Method of fractionating a mixture of polyisocyanates in the liquid phase, optionally in the presence of a suitable solvent or mixture of two or more solvents, by means of a selectively permeable membrane into a permeate stream and a retentate stream of polyisocyanate compositions different to each other and different to the original mixture.

Company name: Huntsman International LLC
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Preparation method for aqueous polyurethane resin-pigment dispersion, aqueous polyurethane...

A method of producing a polyurethane resin-bonded pigment aqueous dispersion includes causing (I) a pigment having a surface acidic group to come in contact with (II) a basic compound having two or more amino groups selected from a primary amino group and a secondary amino group in its molecule in an aqueous medium so that the pigment has an...

Company name: Tokai Carbon
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
Ink jet ink with high structure pigment particles

An ink jet ink with high structure pigment particles can include a liquid vehicle, high structure pigment particles dispersed in the liquid vehicle at from about 0.2 wt % to about 5.0 wt %, and a polyurethane binder present in the liquid vehicle at from about 0.2 wt % to about 5.0 wt %. The high structure pigment particles can have polymer...

Company name: Hewlett-Packard
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
Inkjet ink and ink cartridge

An inkjet ink is provided, containing: water; a water-soluble organic solvent; a colorant comprising a resin coating type colorant; and a resin emulsion comprising an anionic polyurethane resin emulsion, wherein the inkjet ink in an initial state has an average particle diameter D50(INI), and the inkjet ink in a dried state having 60% by mass of...

Company name:
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> COMPOSITE MATRIX RESINS
Crosslinkable and foaming polyester-polyurethane (hybrid) resin moulding compositions, with foaming...

It concerns a crosslinkable and foaming polyester-polyurethane resin moulding composition, comprising: an A component, comprising: A1) at least one poly-functional isocyanate compound, and A2) at least one free radical polymerization initiator a B component, comprising by weight: B1) 100 parts of at least one polyol resin comprising: --B11) 50 to...

Company name: CCP Composites
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS
Coating agents having improved runoff tendency

Coating compositions comprising at least one hydroxyl-containing compound (A), at least one isocyanato-containing compound (B) and at least one urea-group-containing compound (H) different from (B), compound (H) comprising at least one structural unit selected from the group consisting of a structural unit (I) ##STR00001## a structural unit (II)...

Company name: BASF Coatings AG
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
SYSTEMS>> SEALANTS
Aqueous sealant system, wood product and method for sealing wood-based substrate

An aqueous sealant system, a wood product sealed by the aqueous sealant system, and a method for sealing a wood-based substrate. The aqueous sealant system includes: a) a film-forming resin composition including an aqueous latex of an active hydrogen-containing polymer, a filler, and optional additional additives; and b) a multi-isocyanate...

Company name: Valspar Sourcing
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> HYDROGELS
Polyurethane-grafted hydrogels

An article comprising two chemically grafted polymer layers comprising a hydrogel layer and an end-functionalized polyurethane layer. The invention also includes methods of making and using the article.

Company name: Biomimedica
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
FOAMS
Polyurethane foam compositions and process for making same

The present invention generally relates to polyurethane foam composition. In one embodiment, the present invention relates to polyurethane foam compositions that have increased and/or improved fire-retardant properties due to the inclusion of one or more liquid and/or solid fire-retardants. In another embodiment, the present invention relates to...

Company name: Preferred Solutions
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Process for producing flexible polyurethane foam using natural oil polyols

A composition and process useful to make flexible polyurethane foams and in particular flexible molded polyurethane foams is disclosed. The usage of dipolar aprotic liquids such as DMSO, DMI, sulfolane, N-methyl-acetoacetamide, N,N-dimethylacetoacetamide as well as glycols containing hydroxyl numbers OH#.ltoreq.1100 as cell opening aides for...

Company name: Air Products and Chemicals
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
FOAMS>> RIGID>> WATER-BLOWN
HFO/water-blown rigid foam systems

The present invention relates to a process for producing rigid polyurethane foams by reaction of a) at least one organic polyisocyanate with b) at least one polyol component in the presence of a blowing agent mixture comprising water and halogenated alkenes, wherein the amount of water is at least 1.40 mol/kg of polyol component b) and the amount...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
FOAMS>> RIGID>> POLYISOCYANURATE FOAMS
Silicone-containing polyisocyanurate foam

Polyisocyanurate foams of closed cell structure and low density are obtained by reaction of an amino-functional hyperbranched organopolysiloxane polyol, polyisocyanate, trimerization catalyst, and blowing agent.

Company name: Wacker Chemie AG
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Polyurethane elastomer coatings

Embodiments of the invention provide for coatings which include the reaction product of a reaction system, where the reaction system encompasses at least one prepolymer having isocyanate functional groups, where the prepolymer includes the reaction product of at least one isocyanate and at least one polyol having an hydroxyl functionality of...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Circuit connection material, circuit member connecting structure and method of connecting circuit...

The circuit-connecting material for connection between circuit members each having a board and a circuit electrode formed on the primary surface of the board, comprising an adhesive composition that cures in response to light or heat and an organic compound containing a urethane group and an ester group.

Company name: Hitachi Chemical Company
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS
Elastomeric compositions

The present invention relates to a novel polyurethane, copolyether ester or copolyether amide elastomer composition comprising a glycol derived from random copolymerization of alkylene oxide and tetrahydrofuran (THF), the alkylene oxide having from 2 to 4 carbon atoms, i.e., poly(tetramethylene-co-alkyleneether)glycol.

Company name: Invista North America
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Transparent thermoplastic polyurethanes having low haze and good processability, methods of making...

Light-stable, thermoplastic polyurethanes with good processability and having an ASTM D-1003 haze value of less than 10%, the polyurethane prepared by a process comprising: reacting: (a) a diisocyanate component comprising 1,6-hexamethylene diisocyanate; (b) a chain extension component consisting of (b1) 1,4-di(.beta.-hydroxyethyl)hydroquinone and...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience AG
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> OPTICAL MATERIALS>> LENS
Method of producing a plastic polarized lens

A method of producing a plastic polarized lens with excellent processability and the like by injecting a mixture of a specified isocyanate compound and a specified active hydrogen compound into a lens-forming mold wherein a polarized film containing a thermoplastic polyester is fixed, followed by polymerization and curing.

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
Method of manufacturing polarizing lens

An aspect of the present invention relates to a method of manufacturing a polarizing lens, which comprises forming a polarizing layer by orienting and depositing a dichroic dye on a lens substrate; conducting an amino silane treatment by impregnating the polarizing layer with a solution of a silane coupling agent comprising an amino group; coating...

Company name: Hoya
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
Polarizing lens

An aspect of the present invention relates to a polarizing lens, which comprises a polarizing layer comprising a dichroic dye and a functional film in this order on a lens substrate, and further comprises a waterborne resin layer between the polarizing layer and the functional film as a layer adjacent to both the polarizing layer and functional...

Company name: Hoya
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> GASKET & SEALS
Sealing system

A sealing system is provided which is intended to achieve an improvement in durability. A dust seal is composed of a first dust seal and a second dust seal which is arranged at a location nearer to an atmospheric air side than the first dust seal, wherein each of the first dust seal and the second dust seal has a seal lip formed so as to be...

Company name: NOK Corporation
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> FOOTWEAR>> SOLING
Low-density polyurethane shoe soles or sole parts with high rebound resilience and low compression...

A process for producing a polyurethane shoe sole having an article density of 100 to 350 g/L and being made from an organic polyisocyanate, a polyol, a blowing agent consisting of water, and optionally a crosslinking and/or chain-extending agent, a catalyst, and other auxiliaries and/or additives. First, polyisocyanate, polyol and any crosslinking...

Company name:
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
CHEMISTRY
Microencapsulation of reactive diisocyanates and the application to self-healing anticorrosion...

The disclosure provides a polyurethane microcapsule consisting of a polymerization product of methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) prepolymer with a polyol, the polyurethane microcapsule comprising a liquid isocyanate compound encapsulated within the microcapsule. The disclosure also provides self-healing coating compositions comprising such...

Company name: Nanyang Technological University
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Comparison of solvent/derivatization agent systems for determination of extractable toluene...

Flexible polyurethane foam (FPF) is produced from the reaction of toluene diisocyanate (TDI) and polyols. Limited and conflicting results exist in the literature concerning the presence of unreacted TDI remaining in FPF as determined by various solvent extraction and analysis techniques. This study reports investigations into the effect of several...

Company name: Huntsman International LLC
Published On: Monday August 05th, 2013

 
Toluene Diisocyanate Emission to Air and Migration to a Surface from a Flexible Polyurethane Foam

Flexible polyurethane foam (FPF) is produced from the reaction of toluene diisocyanate (TDI) and polyols. Because of the potential for respiratory sensitization following exposure to TDI, concerns have been raised about potential consumer exposure to TDI from residual ‘free TDI’ in FPF products. Limited and conflicting results exist in the...

Company name: Huntsman International LLC
Published On: Sunday August 04th, 2013

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> NANOMATERIALS
Nanocomposites based on thermoplastic polyurethane, millable polyurethane and organoclay: Effect of...

Dynamically vulcanized thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU)/millable polyurethane (MPU) blend nanocomposites, simple TPU/MPU blend nanocomposite, and TPU nanocomposite with 3 parts per hundred (phr) of organoclay were melt compounded in an internal mixer. Interfacial interactions between the organoclay and polyurethanes were examined by Fourier...

Company name: Hanyang University
Published On: Monday August 05th, 2013

 
CHEMISTRY
A model based on about a dozen fundamental differential equations is used to evaluate and simulate...

A model based on about a dozen fundamental differential equations is used to evaluate and simulate the urethane reactions and physical processes of urethane box foaming. This work focuses on quantitative modeling of foam density for foams using water and physical blowing agents. The final densities of foams range from 30 to 90% of the density as...

Company name: University of Missouri-Columbia
Published On: Monday August 05th, 2013

 
 

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